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Collaborative Digital Classroom Environments Focus of NSF Grants

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Side view of a laptop where a child is using the new program

As digital technologies and platforms become more and more integrated in the day-to-day way people communicate, collaborate and make decisions, teachers in K-12 and middle schools are looking…

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Diversity on Teams Leads to Positive Outcomes, But Not For All Individuals

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Group of scientists in lab

Individuals on teams of diverse people working together can have better outcomes than those on teams with similar individuals. But a new study by Michigan State University and…

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Grand Prize Winners Selected for University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

Monday, July 1, 2019
Grand Prize winners selected for University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

Research in the areas of molecular biology and language have earned Grand Prize awards for the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, or UURAF. “The opportunity to engage…

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How MSU is Increasing the Number of STEM Graduates

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
MSU Increasing Number of STEM graduates

As a first-year student, Jessica Kwalli didn’t score well on her math placement exam, which meant she had to take the lowest level math course. This was a…

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STEM Students Nominated for National Scholarships

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Student Collage

Michigan State University has nominated four outstanding undergraduate STEM students for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Each year, the Goldwater Foundation seeks scholars committed to a career…

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Alonzo Receives Presidential Science Award

Monday, January 23, 2017
Erickson Hall, home to the College of Education

Associate Professor Alicia Alonzo was among those who recently received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Barack Obama. Alonzo’s award was announced—along…

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Two MSU Scholars Get NSF Awards for STEM Initiatives

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Kylie Whyte and Leslie Gonzales

Two MSU researchers have received awards from the National Science Foundation’s NSF INCLUDES program, a first-year initiative aimed at increasing participation in STEM fields especially among underserved populations….

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NSF Grant to Continue Research Experiences for Teachers

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Teacher and student participate in science learning activity

Teachers will be students again at Michigan State University thanks to a three-year, $600,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will extend MSU’s Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)….

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MSU Plays Key Role in New Michigan Science Standards

Friday, November 13, 2015

Michigan State University faculty members played a key role in developing the new K-12 science standards approved by the State Board of Education this week. Joe Krajcik and…

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MSU Awarded $1M to Study Science Education Project

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center, helps students work with data. Mead is an evolutionary biologist, a researcher and an educator. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Schultheis.

“Data Nuggets rock, and now we can investigate how and why,” said Louise Mead, education director of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, a…

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